Recommendations for Dosing of Pediatric Supported-Standing Programs
This webinar will present evidence based standing program recommendations. This evidence supports use of standing programs to positively affect bone mineral density, hip stability, range of motion and spasticity. Specific evidence and guidelines will be addressed.
Ginny Paleg is an NDT certified pediatric PT from Silver Spring, Maryland. She has worked at NIH, a pediatric rehab hospital (for 8 yrs), and in schools (9 yrs). She currently works for her local school system in their early intervention program. Ginny earned her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy at Emory University and her DScPT at the University of Maryland Baltimore. She is on the editorial board of Rehab Management Magazine and the APTA Pediatric Section reimbursement representative for the state of Maryland. Ginny has presented and published nationally and internationally including APTA, Medtrade, Canadian Seating and Mobility, World Physical Therapy Conference, European Seating Symposium and AACPDM. She is an author of two RESNA position papers (Supported Standing Devices and Pediatric Power Mobility). Ginny was a keynote speaker at the European (in 2011) and Nordic Seating and Symposiums in 2012. Ginny also presented a long program on the effects of mobility on cognition at APTA’s CSM in Chicago in February, 2012.